Cost of Living Comparison Between Columbus, OH and Puerto Vallarta 

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Consumer Prices in Puerto Vallarta are 52.49% lower than in Columbus, OH (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Puerto Vallarta are 48.40% lower than in Columbus, OH
Rent Prices in Puerto Vallarta are 38.97% lower than in Columbus, OH
Restaurant Prices in Puerto Vallarta are 60.07% lower than in Columbus, OH
Groceries Prices in Puerto Vallarta are 51.86% lower than in Columbus, OH
Local Purchasing Power in Puerto Vallarta is 78.02% lower than in Columbus, OH
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Restaurants
Columbus, OH Edit Puerto Vallarta Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(298.01 MXN)
3.52 $
(70.00 MXN)
     -76.51 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(1,291.39 MXN)
33.98 $
(675.00 MXN)
     -47.73 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(158.94 MXN)
4.88 $
(97.00 MXN)
     -38.97 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(99.34 MXN)
1.26 $
(25.00 MXN)
     -74.83 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(119.21 MXN)
2.01 $
(40.00 MXN)
     -66.44 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.03 $
(80.00 MXN)
2.06 $
(41.00 MXN)
     -48.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 $
(39.64 MXN)
0.86 $
(17.08 MXN)
     -56.90 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 $
(31.87 MXN)
0.60 $
(11.85 MXN)
     -62.83 %
Markets
Columbus, OH Edit Puerto Vallarta Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.69 $
(53.41 MXN)
3.97 $
(78.95 MXN)
     +47.83 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.11 $
(41.86 MXN)
1.41 $
(28.08 MXN)
     -32.91 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $
(35.70 MXN)
0.64 $
(12.63 MXN)
     -64.64 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.80 $
(35.85 MXN)
1.55 $
(30.86 MXN)
     -13.91 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.67 $
(112.73 MXN)
2.13 $
(42.34 MXN)
     -62.44 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.97 $
(78.87 MXN)
2.34 $
(46.58 MXN)
     -40.94 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.38 $
(126.80 MXN)
3.46 $
(68.74 MXN)
     -45.78 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.50 $
(49.58 MXN)
0.97 $
(19.30 MXN)
     -61.08 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 $
(12.41 MXN)
0.39 $
(7.85 MXN)
     -36.77 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.55 $
(30.72 MXN)
0.46 $
(9.06 MXN)
     -70.52 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.99 $
(39.56 MXN)
0.56 $
(11.06 MXN)
     -72.03 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(27.12 MXN)
0.52 $
(10.43 MXN)
     -61.55 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.08 $
(21.37 MXN)
0.52 $
(10.33 MXN)
     -51.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.52 $
(30.24 MXN)
0.78 $
(15.50 MXN)
     -48.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.39 $
(27.57 MXN)
0.85 $
(16.80 MXN)
     -39.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 $
(228.38 MXN)
8.93 $
(177.50 MXN)
     -22.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.53 $
(50.18 MXN)
1.10 $
(21.86 MXN)
     -56.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 $
(55.81 MXN)
1.11 $
(22.00 MXN)
     -60.58 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.22 $
(143.54 MXN)
2.77 $
(55.00 MXN)
     -61.68 %
Transportation
Columbus, OH Edit Puerto Vallarta Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(39.74 MXN)
0.50 $
(10.00 MXN)
     -74.83 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.00 $
(1,231.79 MXN)
27.57 $
(547.67 MXN)
     -55.54 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(64.57 MXN)
1.51 $
(30.00 MXN)
     -53.54 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.92 $
(58.01 MXN)
1.30 $
(25.75 MXN)
     -55.61 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.50 $
(447.02 MXN)
7.55 $
(150.00 MXN)
     -66.44 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.46 $
(48.91 MXN)
3.89 $
(77.25 MXN)
     +57.96 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $
(476,820.31 MXN)
16,106.70 $
(320,000.00 MXN)
     -32.89 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,900.00 $
(435,098.53 MXN)
16,388.56 $
(325,600.00 MXN)
     -25.17 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Columbus, OH Edit Puerto Vallarta Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 189.11 $
(3,757.08 MXN)
29.10 $
(578.08 MXN)
     -84.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 $
(4.73 MXN)
0.05 $
(1.00 MXN)
     -78.85 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.88 $
(1,229.38 MXN)
25.14 $
(499.52 MXN)
     -59.37 %
Sports And Leisure
Columbus, OH Edit Puerto Vallarta Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.68 $
(808.17 MXN)
25.54 $
(507.41 MXN)
     -37.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.00 $
(357.62 MXN)
20.13 $
(400.00 MXN)
     +11.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.75 $
(233.44 MXN)
3.78 $
(75.00 MXN)
     -67.87 %
Childcare
Columbus, OH Edit Puerto Vallarta Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,141.14 $
(22,671.67 MXN)
196.30 $
(3,900.00 MXN)
     -82.80 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,625.00 $
(370,032.43 MXN)
3,020.01 $
(60,000.00 MXN)
     -83.79 %
Clothing And Shoes
Columbus, OH Edit Puerto Vallarta Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.62 $
(846.73 MXN)
37.00 $
(735.00 MXN)
     -13.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.87 $
(653.13 MXN)
23.38 $
(464.59 MXN)
     -28.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.77 $
(1,465.68 MXN)
72.67 $
(1,443.78 MXN)
     -1.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.33 $
(1,854.30 MXN)
65.43 $
(1,300.00 MXN)
     -29.89 %
Rent Per Month
Columbus, OH Edit Puerto Vallarta Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,187.71 $
(23,596.80 MXN)
558.98 $
(11,105.60 MXN)
     -52.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 898.90 $
(17,858.83 MXN)
314.58 $
(6,250.00 MXN)
     -65.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,890.62 $
(37,562.02 MXN)
983.52 $
(19,540.08 MXN)
     -47.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,413.46 $
(28,081.90 MXN)
1,433.50 $
(28,480.07 MXN)
     +1.42 %
Buy Apartment Price
Columbus, OH Edit Puerto Vallarta Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 344.76 $
(6,849.61 MXN)
247.83 $
(4,923.82 MXN)
     -28.12 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 108.24 $
(2,150.48 MXN)
122.26 $
(2,428.91 MXN)
     +12.95 %
Salaries And Financing
Columbus, OH Edit Puerto Vallarta Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,121.52 $
(81,884.30 MXN)
467.43 $
(9,286.68 MXN)
     -88.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.75 11.36      +202.58 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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